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FOX
Jan 5, 2013 11:15pm EST
. >> and in the nfl. >> body of works, 16 weeks. 16 weeks. he didn't play 16 weeks. >> right. that's fine. >> he missed eight games. >> they were 3-6. >> didn't finish three others. >> they were 3-6. now they are division champs. >> correct. he won 10 games. but he didn't play in all 10 of those wins, is my point. >> it's not rookie of the year-- >> andrew luck has 11 wins. >> that's fine. >> russell wilson has 11 wins. >> look at his numbers. the numbers speak for themselves. look at rg-iii numbers. >> sound like a politician. >> look at andrew luck's numbers. rg-iii wins. >> no, he does not. >> easily. >> you say hands down, i say hands up. should be alfred morris. it's a quarterback-driven league. we get that. >> okay. >> this guy broke the redskins single-season rushing record. we're talking about for the team, the storied franchise that is the washington redskins. we can't discount that. >> let me ask you a question, who set record for rushing for nfl quarterback in the history of the league in one season? >> rg-iii. >> case closed. >> case is open. keep the case open. i'm still voting for
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
sunday's game at fedex another nfl playoff game will take place in maryland s and thehe colt ravens. already, much of maryland is considered ravens country. we go live to fedex field with more on maryland's divided loyalty. those loyalties gradually change as we get to baltimore. even in ravens country, you will see a little bit of a burgundy and gold. so much so that politicians sure they show support for both teams. howard county is not taking sides. they are showing off their .oyalty for both teams burgundy for redskins, purple for ravens. >> a great weekend. homeve both teams coming thing forreat maryland. he is ang a fine line, admitted ravens fan. >> as think there is a healthy and it is kind of fun. a lot of people were saying that meetest thing would be to at the super bowl. a divided fan base. as a ravens fan, he is all right. i would like to say that we beat them every year. especially now that ray is out of here. they are not going to beat us every year anymore. a fan base with high hopes, now that both teams are in the playoffs. if you love them, if you love doou have go
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 5:30pm EST
knocks a major part of the nfl. >> if you add up all the days of practice, training camp and games, that's a lot of hits. >> reporter: recently the league has come under fire. more than 4,000 former players and sued the league in a landmark class action lawsuit. they claim the nfl misled them for decades on the risks of brain injury. this is just no focus on the most important part of your body, which is your brain. >> reporter: the league insists it's made players safety a top priority. the family said they understand that violence is part of football and while the hits make the highlight reels. it's not worth it to not have a dad. >> reporter: the nfl said that the findings on the brain under score the need for more research on concussion related injuries. abc news washington. >> much more of the interview with the family just keep it right here for world news at 6:30. >>> we are working for you with all of the information that you need about brain injury specifically concussions. just head to abc 2news.com/concussion. we have everything from the warning signs, a child could have a co
FOX
Jan 10, 2013 11:00pm EST
. couutry. ray lewis' jersee has become the n-f-l's #1 selling putteeling peyton manning. ray's retirement announcemmnt pas been great ffr all ravens peaa sales.att he raven zone - in parkvilll, theyysell 500 shirts dda...and thht's just online. 3 people even got in the spirit toddy...bb doing the ray lewis dance. 3 "it's beennnon stop since he announced he's retiring, phone calls, walkins internet" internet"retailers say they're having to put in new orderr every day. 3 a january 3 warmup seems reelly weird to saa. say. 3& and it's ven eirder to walk outside with ust a light -3& jjcket on jannury tenth. tenth. meteorolooiit vytas reid wiih aalook at hat's haapennnggnow. 3 3 another school shooting. the quick thiiking by one lives. 3pdon't tread on me. the that caused one teacher to studdnts.& p3 taking home security to aa whole new level. ow the police stumbled upon this basement gator guard. -3 vrp33 a teen s inncustody afftr another school shoottng. student brouuht a 12 gauge photgun to school and opened fire oo a classmate at hhs &ptaft, cali
FOX
Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
in the nfl. notre dame's head coach, could he be looking for a move to the pros? which could have him facing the redskins twice a year. scott smith will have the details. >>> the u.s. postal service had a problem on his hands. over more than 100 chickens were heading to somewhere else. the washington humane society stepped in to rescue them and helped them find a permanent home. irene, drop the itch. we dropped the itch, you can too. with maximum strength scalpicin®. it's not a shampoo so you can stop intense itch fast, wherever you are. i dropped the itch. free yourself from embarrassing scalp itch. drop the itch with maximum strength scalpicin®. also available scalpicin® 2 in 1, itch relief plus dandruff control. . >>> i'm scott smith with the sports edge. robert griffin 3 doesn't like to wait. a division title in the year's proof of that and he's making sure to take a similar approach in his recovery from surgery. in a radio interview, the doctor who performed the operation said that griffin was already waiting on him this morning to start his rehab and recovery. not even 24 hours afte
CBS
Jan 10, 2013 12:00pm EST
is innocent. >>> well, as the redskins return to prominence in the n.f.l. , there has been more talk about the team returning to the district of columbia. they've been playing at fed ex field in landover since 1997. and now bruce johnson reports that d.c. mayor vincent gray wants a name change to be a part of any future relocation discussion. >> reporter: mayor gray says there's been no commitment from skins owner dan snyder but there have been talks. have you had a discussion with dan snyder about bringing the redskins back to d.c. say in five years? >> i've talked to the team. we have had very preliminary discussions. >> reporter: the mayor suggested the team would have to undergo a name change. >> there's no doubt there's going to have to be a discussion about that. >> reporter: native americans and others consider it a racial slur but team owner dan snyder has won court battles to keep it. mr. mayor, you think the name ought to be changed? need to drop the redskins? >> i think it has become a lightning rod. i would love to be able to sit down with the team, bruce. i'm happy to do that
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 11:00am EST
. barbara, back to you. >> thanks, danella. >>> new today, details about the brain of the late nfl great junio junio juniors say you. they say he had a degenerative brain disease. he was suffering from cte which leads to dementia, memory loss and depression and is associated with repeated head injuries. it's also been found in dozens of other nfl players. this comes as the nfl faces lawsuits by thousands of former players who say the league withheld the information about the harmful effects concussions can have on their health. >>> in other football news d.c. maier vincent grey said held consider changing the redskins name if the team moves back into the district. >> i think it has become a lightning rod and i would love to be able to sit down with the team and i'm happy to do that. sit down with the team and others concerned and see if a change can be made. obviously, our basketball team did that. >> some people say the name redskins offensive to native americans. the mayor and other city leaders have talked to the team about possibly bringing a new stadium where rfk is located now. >>>
FOX
Jan 4, 2013 6:00am EST
contained around the ends. shut down marchand lynch. fore them to slow the ball more than they want to. nfl coaches like to pass. >> i thought the key to the game was that the key that scores more points would win. >> what did i tell you about stealing my notes? >> it is a scientific fact. >> back to you. >> it was your in-depth tweets that you will be sending. hash tag, my fox dc. >> we'll be watching. >>> kevin mccarthy is here to talk about this weekend's new releases plus the big films that will make their screen debut later this year, coming up.  >>> drama about kids trying to make it in the music business opens at the box office today along with the latest installment in a grim slasher franchise. >> how are you doing today? >> good. >> happy new year to you. >> happy new year. before a lot to lock forward to. >> lots of monthies opening up. >> i saw the worst movie of the year last night. i cannot get over how bad this film. was. it is called texas chain saw massacre 3-d. >> the 2003 remake with jessica beal, this is a direct sequel to the '74 class being.
FOX
Jan 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
-14 and it was the final nfl game for head coach joe gibbs. the hope for the redskins was that with seattle on their home turf, the outcome will be different. the revved skins have not lost since november 4th. they have reeled off seven straight wins fueled by rookie running back alfred morris. the seahawks, they are hot, too, they have not suffered a lost since november 25th. they enter tomorrow's show down with a five-game running streak. players say, hey, we would choose being the hottest team, not necessarily the best. >> we have experienced it before and i have seen it happen year in and year out. that's the thing. whoever is the hottest, a lot of times,is the best team in the season we are hot right now but i that come to a screeching halt. momentum can be fleeting if we don't come out and play well and don't protect the ball. >> we want to be the hottest team. we want to be the team that's playing the best. there are teams that start best and end winning the division early, secure a playoff spot but, you know, if they have a week off or so. and especially in the last couple of years, theteams that
NBC
Jan 5, 2013 9:00am EST
this morning we're looking ahead to the big game. we're now just seven hours away from the kickoff of the nfl playoff season. good morning and welcome to news 4 today. i'm angie goff. >> and i'm richard jordan. it is saturday, january 5th, 2013. we have two games on nbc 4 today. then, of course, tomorrow the redskins, the game that people have been waiting years for. >> we are so fired up about this. the fans, everyone. i don't even think they care about what the weather is going to be like. >> let's find out anyway. let's go outside to meteorologist chuck bell. >> good morning to both of you. good morning, everybody. i think people care a whole lot. it's just hard to tell whether dry weather favors the home team or the visitor since they're coming from a rainy place. i say the dry weather favors the redskins tomorrow. dry and cold for sure. if you're headed out to the game, you'll definitely need something to keep you warm. outside for now, what a beautiful morning here in upper northwest washington. this is the view from our tower camera, which is about 503 feet above my head looking out to
FOX
Jan 4, 2013 5:00am EST
braves. when george preston marshall bought the nfl franchise from boston in 1932, they played at braves field. that is where the name came from. they became the redskins when they moved the next year to fenway park. in 1937, the redskins transferred to washington d.c. >>> it is time for this morning's four down showdown. >> the redskins' offense squares off against the defense. >> this is a special edition of the four down showdown. the post-season edition. two guys who have already played it once this year. lorenz a alexander representing the defense and aldrick robinson representing the offense. >> lorenzo, you think you got cheated the first time. >> the trash talking has begun. the first down question. this popular fish market in seattle features fish being know the name of it. i know they throw them. i have no clue. >> ill aa give -- i'm give a i multiple choice. -- i'll give you the multiple choice. >> seattle fish company, pike place or fisherman's wharf. >> firer man's wrarve. >> no. >> pike place. >> this popular tv dramas centered around doctors at the fictitious see the grace
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 6:00am EST
major surgery on his right knee. highway tore the acl back in college. >>> the nfl players association the latest group to demand better turf at fedex field. the union says the field was in horrible condition before sunday's game against the seahawks. it conducts a survey each year of playing fields at nfl stadiums. it has not released its latest results, but fed next field usually -- fedex field usually ranks in the middle. that is likely to change this year. >> this is terrible. this is terrible. >> one of the seahawks' players yesterday had some strong words about the field. michael robinson compared the conditions to "working in a sweatshop." he shot this video of the field before the game. >>> 6:04. this morning a duel action for virginia lawmakers -- a call to action for virginia lawmakers. governor mcdonnell used his state of the commonwealth address to push for incentives. mcdonnell urged lawmakers to sign off on a new $3.1 billion transportation plan, including more money for the dulles metro extension, as well as an education plan that includes teacher pay raises, new teacher
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 6:00am PST
, sleepless nights. bernie kosar former nfl quarterback has had them all after playing ball. now kosar says a new treatment has stopped his symptoms.  >>> as we got confirmation that junior seau did indeed suffer from the brain disease cte, another former nfl player who took multiple hits speaks with hope for his future. and we are talking about former browns quarterback bernie kosar. i hope the treatment he's getting really does work. >> yeah, so far it has given him great progress and i think that that's hope not only for bernie but for other players who might be suffering. bernie kosar, great player with the cleveland browns and a couple of other teams. 13 years in the nfl. suffered at least a dozen concussions that he knows of, and he used to keep a packet of smelling salts in his uniform in case he got dinged during a game. for the past decade he suffered from headaches and ringing in his ears, insomnia, slurred speech, but he said he's turned a corner thanks to groundbreaking medical treatment from tampa, florida, based doctor rickle stenogel. this is bernie. >> after a few wee
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
-- glamorous and balls. a >> covering the nation tonight, star nfl linebacker was suffering from but the generative disease many took his own life last may. doctors conducted a study of three unidentified brains and found that he was suffering from a dramatic encephalopathy. seau's family says he exhibited symptoms in private and they became worse before he took his own life. pressure to release photographs taken of osama bin laden before and after the raid that killed him. a group argued before the u.s. court of appeals that the obama administration claims it releasing that information could harm national security, but the group says there is not a specific basis for that claim. the appeals panel is concerned that the images could be used by al-qaeda for anti-american propaganda. >> meanwhile, the movie about the killing of osama bin laden, "zero dark thirty" is nominated for best picture. the nominations were announced this morning. "lincoln" received the most nominations. other pictures vying for best picture -- "les mis" and "life of pi." the field for best actress includes
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 6:00am EST
and the players' union says it needs to be upgraded. the association conducts an annual survey of nfl playing fields and last year, fedex field rank in the middle of the pack but a spokesman with the players association says that things seem to have gotten worse. last sunday, robert griffin iii and a seattle seahawks defensive end about suffered injuries. the nfl and redskins owner dan snyder have not commented on the next step involving fedex field. >> thanks so much. nascar fans can now eat food in the name of one of the most popular drivers. >> dale earnhardt jr. created dale jr foods. products include pajamas bowling balls, and pat safety harnesses. >> to caught 27 and another half hour of "good morning washington." >> the vice president joe biden will sit down with the nra to discuss reducing gun violence. >> here is a live look at the capitol, 44 degrees already on this thursday morning. [ male announcer ] verizon fios is the fastest internet in america. just ask pc mag. [ man ] "cable can't touch fios upload speeds." "it's hard to imagine anyone ever beating fios." "there's
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 4:30am EST
to be taken from his good knee to repair the damaged one. >>> a son of former nfl junior seau is speaking out after his father was suffering from a degenerative brain disease. he's upset that he didn't have the awareness to help his father more and now it's too late. he suffered from cte. it's associated from repeated blows to the head. he shot and killed himself last may. he's one of three former nfl players found to have cte after committing suicide. >>> nhl players are beginning to vote on whether to approve a new collective bargaining agreement. the vote is electronic and will continue through saturday at 8:00 a.m. the board of governors unanimously approved the deal yesterday. if a majority of the 700 players eligible to vote approve the agreement, training camp will start this sunday with a shortened 48-game season set to start on the 19th. >>> a south carolina school board is deciding whether to fire a high school english teacher for going too far after he stomped on an american flag in front of his students. attorneys say the teacher was trying to spur discussion in class and wanted t
FOX
Jan 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
baltimore and washington. the nfl teams from both of those cities are on the hunt for playoff victories that will hopefully lead them to the super bowl. if you look around laurel, you will see some redskins paraphernalia on cars, but more cars in the laurel area are carrying stickers and license plates that label their drivers as fans of the baltimore ravens. >> where's your heart? >> oh, ravens. i started off as a baltimore colt fan. i never switched over to the skins. >> you're sticking with baltimore? >> oh, i stick with baltimore. when the ravens came. >> now, if it's baltimore versus washington in the super bowl? >> ravens all the way. >> reporter: but if you ask don shin, who runs pie's deli in laurel, this community in the middle is definitely redskins territory. >> yeah, i thought that my customer, redskins t-shirts, red skin hats, even glove, everything redskins. >> reporter: some locals say a slight shift in geography makes a big difference. >> the further you go up, like jessup and elk ridge. right here is redskins fans. >> reporter: because baltimore's nfl team has been a se
NBC
Jan 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
wins on the road. eight total. more than any other nfl team. since 2009.on a game likee oddsmakers' do not the chance against manning in denver, ray lewis could care less. he knows a thing or two about beating the odds. >> i do not get caught up in this person feels like this. does that make him ri doccaght or wrong? everybody has an opinion. whatever their opinion, let them have it. the game has to be played. you have to play the game on sunday. that is where we feel. let the game played out. whoever wins, some people will be right and some people will be wrong. >> they have great players and they have great coaches. it is a great combination they can give you. they can give you every play in the books or they can [inaudible] it with a can be excellent because they have such great players. >> peyton manning is going to accuse the ravens of being in piniella after that interview? the 12 game win streak crumble. they had it going on in early on. maryland building its lead. a tenacious basket. fsu had its first lead. 11 seconds left. terps with the ball. michael snare misses the crucial
Univision
Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
les va, bienvenidos a los deportes de esta hora y no iniciamos con el futbol americano de la nfl. robert griffin iii, quarterback novato de los redskins de washington, estaria camino al quirofano. una fuente de alto nivel dentro de la organizaciÓn de los redskins, dijo que griffin serÁ operado del ligamento lateral colateral y que, durante el procedimiento, el doctor james andrews evaluara el ligamento cruzado anterior y determinarÁ si es necesario que tambiÉn sea reparado. aunque no se ha dado a conocer una fecha ni un horario exactos, la cirugÍa estÁ programada para realizarse esta misma semana. griffin se lesionÓ el domingo pasad, lo que ha desatado la controversia en torno a que si el entrenador en jefe mike shanahan debiÓ permitirle regresar a la cancha a pesar de vamos con las novedades del beisbol de grandes ligas. y es que adam laroche aceptÓ un contrato de dos aÑos para regresar con los nacionales de washington. el acuerdo, otorga ademÁs al primera base y al club una opciÓn a mutua por un tercer aÑo. como agente libre, laroche pretendÍa un contrato de tres
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
called nfl and college football games for 30 years is live to lead our rgiii coverage. >> the criticism is reaching a crescendo against mike shanahan and the washington redskins. it was the worst case scenario for the washington redskins. it lasted 5.5 hours. they repaired the lateral ligament and the aclu. -- acl. this is the second time rgiii's knee has been reconstructed. the integrity had been compromised in the longevity somewhat diminished. when can you expect him back? that also is controversial. the first six-eight weeks of recovery are critical. the redskins says he could be back in the six-eight months. that is very optimistic after a full reconstruction of the need. it is a redo, the second time he has had the knee reconstructed. that is the optimistic probability. the rehab it now begins. he is fit and extremely motivated. >> we definitely know that much. the reconstruction of two ligaments including the acl is a long the process for a professional athlete, let alone for anybody at home. tom roussey with the struggle people face with a knee surgery. >> folks we talked to in
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 5:00am EST
lewis ranks in the hottest nfl jerseys. thanks for joining us i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. we have to get you ready for today. we have our purple on. it's playoff purple friday. and how is the weather going to be out there mike masco is here to take a look. >> we are talking about temperatures starting out on the chilly side but 60s close to 70s on the weekend. we barbecuing? good idea. >> i like that. >> 34 right now -- right now at joppa. annapolis 37. and it's on the chilly side and things are going to be cloudy during the duration of the afternoon. weather headlines reflects cloudy skies. showers develop after the 2:00 hour and bank on the idea of a foggy friday night. but it's about the mild ride into the weekend where temperatures get into the 60s. here's the day planner. 36 goes to 38
CBS
Jan 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
to be a signature sporting event. like you say, last time nfl playoff game here? you got to go all the way back to 1999. unexpected. heck yeah. that makes its all the more special. fedex field getting all decked out for wild card weekend. this is a shot right here from above. the big old stadium as they put the special playoff logos on the field. now as for the game redskins have been preparing this week. like the previous seven with a winner go home mentality. big stage, postseason. winner advances and loser goes to the golf course. >> the ball game you know most of the time you're doing way too much thinking trying to devise the perfect play for the perfect defense and you get in the game and they do something totally different because they do the same thing for the past month. i think it's just like a regular season game. but with a playoff game atmosphere. you know guys are going to give it their alienia motier what. i'll -- all no malter what. we'll be ready for it. >> they're top ten in every category. they have great players. they have a great front four. >> just to have a chance to be i
CBS
Jan 11, 2013 4:00am EST
with freezing rain in some places. >>> the son of former nfl star junior seau says he's not surprised his father suffered from a degenerative brain disease linked to several blows to the head. he killed himself last may, two years after he retired. yesterday the national institute of health said say you's brain had consistent abnormalities consistent with chronic traumatic encephalopathy or cte. >> in some cases they have exhibited behaviors such as impulsivity, irritability, aggression, memory loss, and suicidal thoughts. >> saeu is the fifth former l player to have committed suicide to have found to have had cte. >>> in playoffs, beginning next season, players will be tested for human growth hormones throughout the regular season. last year players were tested for hgh during spring training. >> to the nba now. some last-minute heroics sunk the heat in miami. lebron james snapped his 54 streak. fourth quarter, under a minute to go. a three-pointer to put the trail blazers ahead. portland held on to beat miami. 92-90 is the final. >>> and an upsetting college hoops. it was arizona's first loss o
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
of the kept when he would give them a special baseball shot at when he scored his first nfl touchdown. >> they said you have to do a celebration. i said what if i hit a home run? at that is how it started. i finally got a touchdown in the caprice is it an icon of liked it. -- i finally got a touchdown in the preseason and i kind of liked it. >> the team is hoping that he hits a home run against seattle. they say it is more likely that morris will have to add more yards to the season. >> seattle has a ball hocking secondary, something to redskins will show up and it will rush for about 160, 170 yards. >> redskins fans believe the team may run deeper into the playoffs. speaking of alfred morris, in an interview with the seattle times, seattle's coach said that alfred morris is legit and his team would be keeping a close eye on him and rgiii during sunday's game as they try to take on the victory at fedex field. >> before the game gets underway, we have learned that d.c. washington, will sing the national anthem. >> ♪ and the rockets' red glare bombs bursting in air gave proof through
NBC
Jan 5, 2013 6:00am EST
of the youngest fans are showing off their team spirit. >>> it is a big weekend for the nfl and a big day for the terps in college park. >> plus, the wizards push brooklyn to the brink. it's all in your "sports minute." >> good morning. your "sports minute" begins with nfl playoff. the postseason does start today. first up, bengals and texans face off in the afc wild card at 4:30 p.m. while the vikings and packers match up at 8:00 p.m. in the nfc wild card. both games can be seen here on nbc 4. >>> to the hardwood, last night wizards hosting the nets. bradley biehl scores a career high 23 points, including this three to send the game to double overtime. but it's not enough. joe johnson's jumper with 0.7 seconds in the game proves to be the difference. >>> and today in college park, the 12-1 maryland terrapins open acc play against virginia tech. noon tipoff for the terps and oh hokies. have a great saturday. >>> you've been great about sending pictures of your redskins pride. we've seen everything from a class full of rg3 jerseys to somebody's pooch wearing the burgundy and gold and even
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
than 30 nfl players have been found to have deceased nfl players found to have that same disease. >>> caps training camp scheduled to start on sunday, but players and fans alike have been getting reacclimated to the practice facility already. that's where guys like brooks got an early start and shared some of their thoughts about the lockout. from lockout to plaqueout. a serene setting as unofficial practice started in the dark. >> still locked out, apparently. >> reporter: lighting the lamp not as much of a concern. >> ovechkin. >> reporter: as bringing back the casual fan bridge et, her friend and their kids came from annapolis just to watch practice. >> i want them to be excited about hockey, and i don't want them to be aware of all the stuff that goes on in the background. i just want them to come watch the game, enjoy it and like hockey. >> i field like we just punched our sport in the face. i feel bad for everything that was affected about i it directly or indirectly. i'm sitting there saying a, how do you take a sport away and then, b, how do you take it away from everythi
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm EST
this season eight months after having surgery on his acl and mcl, he nearly set the nfl rushing record. not every case is simple. the former redskin tim hightower tore his acl in the 2011 season and he suffered a setback in his recovery and missed all of the football season. >> and can you understand the battle robert was having with himself and he felt he had to be out, there even though he knew he should not have been? >> and that is a tough part. it's easy for people to say, you know, he should not be up there doing this or out there doing that and he has a lot of pressure on him and exceeded every single expectation. and when you're in that situation where you're constantly facing a franchise and you have a lot of expectations and put a lot of pressure on yourself, he came in with a lot of expectations for himself that i think exceeded those around him. >> reporter: the nose tackle for the redskins e-mailed me with his response to the news a couple of minutes ago and saying in part the recent success of guys coming back from the serious knee injuries gives you hope that hcan bounce
FOX
Jan 10, 2013 10:00pm EST
harder to get and abuse. >>> a pathology report shows former nfl player junior seau had a degenerative brain disease when he shot and killed himself last year. the national institutes of health studied seau's brain at his family's request. doctors found abnormalities consistent with the disease known as cte likely brought on by years of repeated hits to the head. cte is believed to have caused depression, memory loss and dementia in a number of former football players. joining us now to explain more is dr. michael yokelson from national medstar hospital. how do repeated head injuries lead to a disease? >> thank you for having me. so we are very familiar with what happens in concussion on a one time basis, but what we have learned over many years of studying this is that you end up with multiple concussions or multiple brain injuries, you can develop chronic traumatic encephalopathy or cte and it becomes a degenerative process that over type can look very much like alzheimer's and have other symptoms besides just the cognitive problems or the dementia and it can cause depression and oth
FOX
Jan 11, 2013 6:00am EST
on capitol hill. >>> time now for the morning line as robert griffin iii continues to recover. the nfl players association may launch an investigation into the handling of his injury. if they go forward, independent doctors will be brought in to see if the redskins followed the recommendations of their medical staff and in the nfl playoffs, two of the greatest players face off this weekend, ray lewis and peyton manning. denver is riding on an 11-game winning streak. but lewis insists his team is ready. this could be lewis' last game. he is set to retire when the ravens season is over. >>> witching gears to major league baseball, the league will now test for human growth hormone throughout the regular season and will step up efforts to check for the use of artificial testosterone. -- giving gears to major league baseball. >>> to hockey now, the caps back on the ice tuning up for the delayed start of the season. tomorrow morning, hockey is expected to officially be back. players have until 5:00 a.m. to cast the vote on the labor deal. the players union will announce the results shortly a
Current
Jan 10, 2013 3:00am PST
about sports and sports injuries. in the nfl especially. remember junior seau last year who took his own life. he shot himself in the chest because he wanted his brain to be studied. the doctors looked at his brain and told the family and they report this morning that his brain did test positive for chronic traumatic encephalopathy or cte repeated blows to the head and head injuries that can lead to dementia, memory loss. it is a problem that's plagued a lot of former nfl players. this is the issue that the nfl has to address when we talk about helmet to helmet blows and the sort of violent nature of the nfl. >> bill: so much evidence of this. i think dave zirin told us there are 9,000 lawsuits. phenomenal number. >> peter: one big lawsuit with several former players injuries lead -- brain injuries are leading to major problems. which leads us to this story. virginia commonwealth university did a study and looked at how we, as a nation, are doing in the health department. >> bill: this is stunning. >> peter: turns out we're not doing so great. americans die sooner and experience higher r
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 7:00am EST
investigation into the death of nfl great junior seau. doctors revealing their findings for the first time. and it could affect players from the big leagues to pop warner. abc's jim avila is here with the story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. a giant in the game, junior seau is the biggest name in football, linked to brain damage for taking too many hits to the head. abc news and espn learned exclusively, before his suicide, seau suffered damage to his head. junior seau, an icon in the 1990s, whose passionate hits made him a dominant figure in the nfl. but after his sudden suicide in 2012, many questioned whether the effect of those hits on the 43-year-old's brain, could have played a role. >> the head-to-head contact, the collisions, they're out of control. >> reporter: now, seau's family says it has an answer to that question from the national institutes of health. abc news and espn have learned exclusively, seau's brain showed visible signs of cte, chronic, traumatic encephalopathy, the injury that shrinks and hardens brain tissue like this. and is at the center of today's foo
FOX
Jan 4, 2013 11:30pm EST
weekend. so you know we're ready on fox n.f.l. sunday. we'll hit the streets of washington, d.c., to get an inside look at how rg3 and the redskins have revitalized our nation's capital. also, seattle's russell wilson sits down to talk about his remarkable rookie season. all that and more on the fort fox n.f.l. sunday pre-game. the final score from arlington, texas a&m 41 to oklahoma's 13. congratulations again to the aggies with their cotton bowl victory. it's been a great season here on fox. behalf of eddie george, joey harrington and the entire fox sports crew, i'm erin andrews. good night, everybody. captioned by closed captioning services, inc [ male announcer ] now at your neighborhood subway: the big hot pastrami melt. we perfected the pastrami sandwich -- filled with hot, juicy pastrami, pickles, yellow mustard and bubbly melted cheese. all piled-high on our signature freshly baked bread. made hot, toasty and just for you. and don't be afraid to put your spin on this deli style deliciousity -- add your favorite ingredients, like spicy jalapeÑos or crisp green peppers. get to you
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
from the e.r. if you are sick. an espn investigation, an nfl superstar, junior seau. we have proof that he had brain damage. everyone in football talking about this tonight. also, we'll be covering the oscars so please join us. >> you can watch those stories and more tonight on "world news" after abc 7 news at 6:00. >> 7 is on your side with a new drug guideline. the food and drug administration is requiring drug makers such as ambien to lower the dosage of the drug. it is based on studies that the active ingredient in the drug is high enough to cause difficulty driving the next morning. there is a number of car accidents connected to these drugs. >> 7 is on your side with a warning for democracy customers. they are warning customers about a scam where someone calls claiming to be a demon employee. he threaten tos co cut off electricity if the bill is not paid within hours or they might claim there is problem with your meter. dominion says they will never ask for direct payment but they will direct customers how to make a payment. >> coming up at 6
NBC
Jan 4, 2013 4:30am EST
that for the next week. it's good to see him being so successful. >> sunday's game is only the second time in nfl history that two rookies will face off in the playoffs. you can catch a full preview of the game in a special edition of redskins show time. doc walker, dan hellie and others will get you ready for the matchup here on news 4 at 7:30 tonight. >> i can hardly contain my excitement. as my kindergartner said, had game is going to be epic. >> gave you a fist bump after that. >> you know it. can't wait. mayor vincent gray has a bet with seattle's mayor and another wager has put coffee beans on the line. it's getting serious. prince george's county has a bet with dow constantine, the executive of king county in washington state. if seattle wins, constantine gets a supply of 8 o'clock coffee roasted in maryland. if the redskins wins, they get starbucks coffee. both men will wear a jersey for the winning team. >> getting in on the action. >> indeed. >>> coming up on 4:52. not 6. tom kierein is here with a -- >> i have a wager with a meteorologist in seattle. if we lose, we get the washington m
FOX
Jan 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
angelo hall where lynch stands in the hire arcty of nfl running backs. >> he is right at the top of that list. he is right at the top of that list. we've known that over the past couple of years. even in buffalo, man, i thought he was a hell of a running back then. i didn't understand why they got rid of him. one man's trash is another man's treasure. when we played adrian peterson, you know, marshawn lynch is that same kind of guy. will bring that same kind of intensity to the game for him, too. so, you know, it's nothing special you do. but like i said, you always have to know where he is. you know, we got to get as many guys around him as possible because one time is going to have a hard time bringing him down. >> it's a big sunday on fox5. start thing at 3:30 our special pregame show. lindsay, doc myself, we will break it down. at 4:30 kickoff between the seahawks and the redskins. round one of the playoffs. we will follow it up with a postgame show. the redskins happen to be the only home team playing this week and it is actually the underdog. to hoops now. a programming note. maryland
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 10:00pm EST
came back, the number one running back in the nfl after acl surgery what are rg iii's chances of coming back? >> it is unfair to compare this. this is a second surgery, he already had the acl repaired once and also had a second ligament involved as well. dr. andrews gave an encouraging report today, saying 6 to 8 months should be ready to start the season. there are many people think that may be too optimistic and we may be looking at a return at some point in the middle of the season. some people may say he may not be functioning at his previous level right away. it may be some time for him to be back, the old rg iii we knew. for washington dc the bigger issue is having him come back at full force and really hoping he has a great longevity to his career. >> all right. thanks so much for coming in. >> thank you. >> brian. >> not you yet brian. we will talk about what we asked our facebook friends today, what impact will rg iii's injury have in future. >> he will be back by week one and better than ever. >> with this type of injury i feel even when it heals that knee will limit his abili
FOX
Jan 10, 2013 9:00am EST
want to be featured on that show like ever. >> nfl hall of famer and a guy who is in maryland's basketball game. >> if you ever see chris hansen coming up your steps, don't answer the door. >> i'm running for cover. guys, thank you very much . good luck with the show. we appreciate your time this morning. >> thank you. and thank you, pal. we'll have you on some time. >> sure. i'll talk about my old days at jackson state university. very short conversation. see you, guys. >> all right. confused by your taxes? the irs understands why. what it's calling for straight ahead. >> checking up so you don't bottom out. the new rules that lenders will have to play by when approving you for a mortgage. >> attention grabbing handwriting may be the least of his worries right now. he needs senate. doug luzader has a look at the president's cabinet changes when we come back. it's 9:12.   (woman) 3 days of walking to give a break cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee)
FOX
Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
, fox news. >>> pathology reports shows the former nfl player junior seau had a degenerative brain disease. they studied his brain at the request of the family and doctors found abnormalities with linked to cte, that is said to cause major memory loss and dementia in a number of football players. >>> gary mcgrady, all i heard you say was that it's going to get better. >> hard to believe. >> that's right. >> and temperature, not so much. >> okay. >> and we're talking about the warm-up coming our way for the weekend and all things considered and let's show you that, too. 55 down there in fredericksburg and this is two great days. i'm jealous. you were in the mid-60s yesterday and we were stuck in the 40s and lower 50s. it's two good days down south. culpeper, 54; monasses pox; we're 52 in town and notice to the north and west, hagerstown, 44; martinsburg, 47 and winchester, 46 and some 40s out there. it's been nice today and some sunshine. the temperatures into the mid- 50s for most of us and this is what is happening now. high clouds are coming on across and that rain stays away and
CBS
Jan 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
, one of the youngest teams in the nfl, they don't care about history. they do not care about what the seahawks did in 2005 or 1983. which is the last road playoff win. they don't care. it's all about that's media hype. we're going to leave that to you guys in washington. >> this thing is all about the quarterbacks though. rg3, cool guy. rustle wilson -- russell wilson, short guy. i think he's got a small man's complex. can he even see over his line? rg3, we've got the cool guy on s.i. you know, he's got the no hex here, obviously. we know we've got him going there. your guy, we looked him up because we couldn't find any magazines he was on, but i did find one, chris. i don't know if you can see it, but he's on the front of a national women's magazine. there's russell wilson right there. so you may not be able to see that, but he's on the front of that magazine. >> i can't see it. all i know is that is the rg3 hype machine. and granted, he has the numbers to back it up. in fact, i did a little thing here on our set today. the numbers are almost identical to quarterbacks. now, russe
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 10:00pm EST
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Univision
Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm EST
nosotros. >>> en la nfl griffin iii fue operado, y revelo que tiene daÑos en el ligamento, esta lesiÓn complicarÍa la recuperaciÓn y las posibilidades que estÉ listo para el inicio de la prÓxima temporada. los espero con mÁs en unimax, recueringresar a univisiÓn deportes. com. >>> gracias antonieta. el miedo recorre las calles de una ciudad por la desapariciÓn de jovencitas. investigamos la aaterradora realidad. decenas de heridos al chocar un ferry en nueva york. autorizan demora de toma de posesion de chavez.dejaran de enviar cheques impresos por correo a beneficiarios. nadie ingresara al salon de la fama del beisbol este aqo.que tal, les habla jorge ramos. alrededor de 57 personas resultaron heridas hoy cuando un ferry choco contra un muelle en el bajo manhattan.el tribunal supremo de justicia de venezuela dijo hoy que postergar la toma de posesion del presidente hugo chavez para un nuevo periodo es constitucional.a partir del 1 de marzo, todas las personas que reciben beneficios de diversas instituciones como el seguro social dejaran de recibir sus cheques impresos por corre
NBC
Jan 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
are among the best in the nfl, if not the best. let me say the best. they are the best. >> we will take that. >> and so they are very invested in this guy that they see as a super hero, as the man who made this team relevant again. >> hindsight's 20/20. everybody was an expert sunday, some say pull him out, keep him in what are your listeners saying about coach shanahan and his decision? >> people are still debating whether it was the right thing to do or the wrong thing to and do people are still split and still talking and arguing and everybody is an he expert when it comes to monday morning quarterbacking and that sort of thing. they are saying what everybody has been saying. those on one side say, look, shanahan should have made the call seen, get the guy out of here. we have to look forward to the next season. others say, look this is the playoffs we are in this is the man who took us there. we are all-in. put it all out on the table. he says he can play, if he can throw the ball, he can play. so people are going to be debating this thing for a very long time. >> eight months to do it.
NBC
Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm EST
it is you are a star nfl quarterback. say rg3 has tears in his anterior cruciate ligament, his acl. that's the legment that prevent the shin and thigh bones from sliding. doctors say that's common injury and it heals well non-invasive surgery. the stribl also tore his lateral collateral ligament, his lcl, located on the outside of the knee joint and this one prevents the knee from bowing out. doctors tell us that the lcl has to be repaired with an open surgery, which means a long recovery. it could also have long-term implications on the knee's mobility that's a big concern for a star quarterback like rg3. >> does make things more complex. and it's not the routine acl reconstruction that players have all the time. the wildcard in this is having the late really side done as well. and it's a bit more unpredictable when you add that lateral side. if anybody's gonna get back to full, it would likely be rg3, given what kind of shape he is in preoperatively. >> doctors tell thanks rg3's previous acl surgery, the one he had when he was playing at baylor in 2009, should not impact his recovery t
FOX
Jan 11, 2013 5:00am EST
surgery. >>> new information about what may have led to the suicide of former nfl player junior seau. reports show he had a degenerative brain disease when he shot and killed himself last year. abnormalities consistent with the disease called cte were found. cte is believed to cause depression, memory loss and dementia. doctors say his case was likely caused by years of repeated blows to the head. >>> the caps hit the rink at kettler icepreponderate lex again this morning as they get ready for the start of the regular season. they held an informal practice yesterday and in a sign of their true dedication when the lights went out at the facility, they kept on practicing. 19 players were on the ice. nick backstrom is referring from is thought to be a concussion. >> it was frustrating. a roller coaster ride up and down, good news one day, bad news the next. it seemed to keep going on and on like that. i had to shut my brain off a little bit with the lockout. i had not think about it. >> i'm honestly really embarrassed by the lockout, like personally embarrassed. i feel terrible about it
CBS
Jan 10, 2013 5:00am EST
20 minutes, a physical therapist who is a former nfl player that suffered an acl tear himself joins us to talk about what rehab could look like. >>> and good morning. thank you for watching 9 news. it is 6:00 a.m. >> it could look like hard work. >> definitely. but it's amazing that we start the walking as soon as it's over with. >> already had the surgery. >> i know. back on his feet. >> yeah. >> cheers. >> yeah. >>> welcome. glad you're here. take eightway. >> it's a comfortably cold
CBS
Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
tonight, new information about the impacts of all the blows to the head to the late nfl star. how they could have pushed that there to take his own life. >>> a new study finds the amount of food that people throw away is staggering. in london, the story is coming up. >>> did your mom ever try to get you to clean your plate by reminding you how many people around the world were starving and would like to have that much food? a new study finds in this country and around the world as a matter of fact as much as half of the food being served, it is actually going to waste and as they reported, it may have started at your house. >> reporter: the amount of food that's ending up in the landfill is staggering. a report from the institution claims up to 50% of the food produced around the world every year gets thrown out. >> it's very difficult to keep track of the fresh fruit and vegetables in the fridge. >> reporter: they say in someareas, poor agricultural practices, properly storing and transporting food is a problem. even in the united states and britain, they find that shoppers toss
FOX News
Jan 11, 2013 3:00am PST
. a lot of people go through stuff like that, but they're not nfl quarterbacks. the big question now is, particularly for redskins fans, will he be 100%? >> that's a very good question. there was a study done recently about nfl players and only two-thirds can get back into their level of activity for the nfl. the greater the athlete is, the greater his chances. so i'd say if anyone could, he probably has the best chance of getting back in. >> steve: do you think he would have had to have had the surgery had he not played that last game? >> it's difficult to determine because we don't know how much damage he had before that last game. >> steve: this is the knee joint. show us where they did the operation. this is front of the knee, the kneecap. >> one ligament called the lateral collateral was torn. and that had to be repaired by either putting in stitches or reattaching it to the bone at one end or the other. >> steve: then the acl, how do you get to that? there it is in there, inside. >> the acl is a very important ligament 'cause that gives stability to the knee. that had to be replac
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